Caring for creation is a key Christian task.
Both the bible and the Christian tradition have some vital and profound things to say about caring for the environment, which the church understands as God’s creation.
The Uniting Church, through its statement For the Sake of the Planet and all its People: A Uniting Church in Australia Statement on Climate Change encourages its members to take matters of the environment seriously in our lifestyle and decision making.
In 2001 the Uniting Church Western Australia committed to:
We continue work in areas of environmental concern since then. As a church we have made decisions to divest from fossil fuels, endorse the Five Leaf Eco Awards, and adopt a range of environmental policies.
To read more about our commitment to the environment and ways you can help, visit EcoChurchesWA.
Visit our Media Releases page to view our stance on prominent issues like Fracking, Climate Change and Uranium Mining.
The Synod of Western Australia is a member of broader Climate Change advocacy networks including Renew WA – a coalition of churches, unions, community groups, aid organisations, environmental groups, youth organisations and social service providers who support strengthened government action to address the causes and effects of climate change.